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The effect of early pregnancy and lactation on the growth of young breeding animals
(University of Missouri, 1916)
The purpose of the investigation described in this thesis was to determine the effects of early breeding in swine. If breeding immature animals results in evil consequences, these bad results should be observed in one or more of three ways: (1...
The influence of breeding young swine upon the parents, the offspring and the breed
(University of Missouri, 1913)
has long been known as a swine-producing country of surpassing excellence, and claims to produce and consume more pork than any other nation. Missouri alone, in 1907. sent to market 3,878,863 head of hogs valued at $38,788,630, and at that time...
The value of in-breeding in the improvement of the domestic animals
(University of Missouri, 1917)
In this paper I shall take the stand of a neutral, and all literature and available material of value upon the subject both for and against, will be studied with a view of determining our present knowledge of in-breeding in regard to the improvement...